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who will have a shot and a beer with you, and talk to people to get their rent money together, but mitt romney was not it. all of this admirable qualities and his gracious concession speech -- >> chris christie is not exactly the guy you want to raise after this election, the bear hug for obama. some people might have called that a lot dance. that is extremely disturbing. i do not want that image in my mind. he will be quarantined for a couple of months. i agree with mark. obama ran a brilliant campaign. he did not have a record. and he succeeded. he did extremely well. and he is right. i would say mitt romney is a good and decent man and who -- would have made a good president. he was not a good campaigner. i think he was weakened by the republican primaries, weakened by the 47%, and in the end he had really bad luck. a week before the election he was ahead in just about all the polls by a lot -- >> no. >> i think it was pre-empted in the last week. i am not sure he would have 1. >> i do not think he was ahead. but when we left here last week, mark and i looked at each other
in the romney campaign that somehow if you were responding you were losing, but by sitting back and not doing anything, they didn't have a lot of money and this was the primary season hadn't been opened up to the general campaign dollars yet, but by sitting back, they did allow the president to brand him that way and when you looked at the exit poll numbers and questions people asked, that was certainly the impression left with lots of americans. >> paul: and jason,the romney camp told me in august they didn't feel they had enough money to respond at the time to make either both a positive and defensive message to those ads and they went with the positive one and here is what romney will do on day one. and i also think those attacks had a kind of voter impact on some of the lower middle class voters, and explains maybe in part ohio why romney didn't get the same number of votes, 2 million votes, 2 1/2 million votes lower than john mccain. >> i think what stands out about obama's victory to me is how ugly it was, this was identity politics on steroids telling black people republicans wanted to
: and jason,the romney camp told me in august they didn't feel they had enough money to respond at the time to make either both a positive and defensive message to those ads and they went with the positive one and here is what romney will do on day one. and i also think those attacks had a kind of voter suppression impact on some of the lower middle class voters, and explains maybe in part ohio why romney didn't get the same number of votes, 2 million votes, 2 1/2 million votes lower than john mccain. >> i think what stands out about obama's victory to me is how ugly it was, this was identity politics on steroids telling black people republicans wanted to take away their right to vote and telling women there's war on them that seniors, that paul ryan wants to push granny off the cliff in a wheelchair. this is not the hope and change obama, this was not, there's no red state and blue state obama. he won ugly, it's divisive and if this is the template for how democrats want to win elections going forward to this-- >> and i can tell you what the reaction in the white house would be if they hea
of these people's money, spending it for mitt romney, and then he is on fox news as a supposedly independent political commentator, and he is writing a column for rupert murdoch's " wall street journal." host: and on the lecture circuit. guest: his time in american politics has come and gone. host: our guest is bill press. bill press. onawful election night proved you cannot buy momentum." guest: karl rove at one time talked about a total realignment, and in this one again, the republicans lost the white house. two elections in a row. they lost ground in the senate. they lost ground in the house. and then you have karl rove with this rosy look on his face saying, "we won." he said, "we had a good night." who believes that other than karl rove? they do need to do some real soul-searching. karl rove will not get there because he refuses to accept reality. host: from "the washington post" today -- from "the washington post" today -- doubts plague the gop. guest: i would be willing -- $10,000. when$10,000. when you look out at a party, if you are a republican party leader, and if you look out at
somewhere and will benefit some businesses which is the whole point* of crony capitalism taking money from all of us giving to some people. a few benefit like clean energy then you might get the money and some of the with the defense contractor in favor of mitt romney that is good for your business but bad for the economy in general to tax some people. romney had a good line you n't just pick winners and losers but you pick the losers. john: they could the random selection people look at politician as the person to solv every problem? president obama was the magic president. these people were waiting three hours. he is magic. >> they've really feel he has the intrinsic quality now they he has been reelected to change people's lives like he has only been warming up. for what? it is terrifying. john: people felt this way about romney. >> but obama is a classic example of the colt of the presidency the idea tht any politician can fix all the problems is not start with the obama but is the attitude we should get rid of racism. he should stop the rise of the oceans and get everybody house. i sa
and general election. that took limits off. president obama and mitt romney racing record amounts of money themselves -- raising record amounts of money themselves. seems like the height of irony. if the money would have been spent on some other purpose, what might have happened. host: how much each candidate spent. that is just the two candidates. guest: the final accounting is not in yet. host: there is another story from "time business." $6 billion invested in this economy. did we see a boost in the sluggish economy? guest: christmas in september for the television stations in some of battleground states. stations were cutting back on programming so they could fit in all the advertising. we have tried to get a handle on the tv ads and have created a database which pulls in the advertising that is not registered at the federal communications commission. it is the top 50 markets. we are trying to pull that together and have asked volunteers to go to some of the uncovered markets and help us collect the other advertising. there are these concentrated pockets of spending in these communitie
accounting, if you will, to are reduce your taxes so you're only paying 14 or 15%, remember, mitt romney who made $20 million, he was only paying effectively a tax rate of 14 or 15 because most of that money came from investment income interest, if you will, as opposed to salary which would be much higher, 35%. there are creative ways to do it but let's see in the math adds up and you make a dent on reducing the deficit. >> all right. wolf blitzer, thank you. do appreciate it. i like to give a plug to your show. tune in at 4:00 p.m. eastern today, "the situation room," only on cnn. thank you, wolf. >> thank you. >>> i have some stuff i want to bring to light. we have a couple more nuggets coming to light in the david petraeus scandal. a friend of the suddenly disgraced cia chief and former four-star general says that general petraeus never gave paula broadwell classified information and has not had affairs with any other women. and i will suggest, once again, even though the local newspaper suggests that indeed there's another person who happens to be a woman, separately this friend, who has
financing for the primary and general election. that took limits off. president obama and mitt romney raising record amounts of money themselves. seems like the height of irony. if the money would have been spent on some other purpose, what might have happened. host: how much each candidate spent. that is just the two candidates. guest: the final accounting is not in yet. host: there is another story from "time business." $6 billion invested in this economy. did we see a boost in the sluggish economy? guest: christmas in september for the television stations in some of battleground states. stations were cutting back on programming so they could fit in all the advertising. we have tried to get a handle on the tv ads and have created a database which pulls in the advertising that is not registered at the federal communications commission. it is the top 50 markets. we are trying to pull that together and have asked volunteers to go to some of the uncovered markets and help us collect the other advertising. there are these concentrated pockets of spending in these communities. the televis
work to do and the more work we have to do the more money we make. >> host: what are the loopholes that the companies exploit? >> guest: for one i've been calling on mitt romney you could live tax-free. you invest in instruments that don't pay a dividend. deutsch interest they won't pay any tax on that. with a billion dollars a cubic 5% you will make $50 million the first year and say i have a lavish lifestyle we have the family plaine and private schools and this and that what we define $10 million. the banker once $10 million to pay 2% interest it's now grown to a billion 50 million the 10 million next year the fortune grows to 1.1 billion you have spent 20 million plus about $300,000 in interest you will be better and better off and not contribute at all to the cost of the government if you are a hedge fund manager or private equity manager as romney was during 2001 when he was the owner of bain capital the government rules allow you to be for all of your income in your fund and pay no taxes. you might have other investments in the income but pretty much you can live tax-free. i
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